- Yedigoller National Park
Yedigöller National Park has the most impressive views. The national park, which is one of the most exceptional places of the Western Black Sea with its rich nature, is one of the most beautiful national parks of our country. The national park, located in a very hilly area in the west of the Black Sea, spreads over an area of 2 thousand 19 hectares. The green area, which spreads over a wide geography located in the north of Bolu, in the east of Düzce province and in the south of Zonguldak, has been under protection as a national park since 1965. Yedigöller, which is a heaven on earth for nature lovers, has an ecosystem created by 7 natural wonder landslide lakes and rich vegetation. The best time to visit the park is between April and November. It becomes colorful in autumn. The lakes with exquisite scenery in the national park, the slopes covered with rich vegetation that resembles the forest sea, and the exquisite walking paths have a peaceful atmosphere that takes away all the negative effects of daily life. There are 7 lakes in the national park, namely Büyükgöl, Seringöl,Deringöl, Nazlıgöl, Küçükgöl, İncegöl and Sazlıgöl. These lakes are located on two plateaus with a height difference of 100 meters between them. The largest of the lakes on the plateau with an average altitude of 780 meters, the deepest place is Büyükgöl. Deringöl, in the southeast of Büyükgöl, is connected to Büyükgöl with its 20-meter long flowing section. Büyükgöl, where the first trout breeding station was established in 1969, is used for breeding live trout in Yedigöller. Seringöl is located in the north of Büyükgöl. Yedigöller National Park has a very important and strong infrastructure in terms of scientific studies and research. The national park, which contains a large number of plant species, is home to the country’s most beautiful, mixed natural forests. Wildlife is also rich in the region. There are over 100 bird species in the Yedigöller area, which is a habitat for bears, pigs, wolves, foxes, martens, squirrels, deer, roe deer and rabbits as well as wild ducks, wild pigeons and partridges.
How to get to Yedigöller National Park
Yedigöller National Park is located in the Black Sea Region, in the north of Bolu province and it is possible to reach the National Park from Mengen district of Bolu Province. In addition, the AnkaraIstanbul highway can be reached from the 152 km of Yeniçağa and the roads from Bolu at 190 km to the north. In winter months, since Bolu Yedigöller route is closed with snow, transportation is made via Yeniçağa- Mengen- Yazicik or Devrek-Yazicik.